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Rev John Benson
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1815
Thorne
South Yorkshire, England
Death: 1904
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

The son of John and Harriet (Coupland) Benson, he immigrated with his parents to the Peoria area in 1832. He was the first rector of Limestone Episcopal Church and served in that capacity from 1852 to 1899. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Benson (1783 - 1834)
  Harriet Coupland Benson (1792 - 1835)
 
 Spouse:
  Euphemia Clark Benson (1821 - 1875)
 
 Siblings:
  Harriet Gustorf (1813 - 1894)*
  John Benson (1815 - 1904)
  Charles Henry Benson (1819 - 1900)*
  Susan H Benson Clark (1820 - 1901)*
  Emily Benson Warner (1826 - 1855)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery
Norwood
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: LEONADA9
Record added: Jan 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84232348
Rev John Benson
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